Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- As the Edo State gubernatorial election gets underway, the late arrivals of official, low voters turnout, faulty card readers and no adherence to COVID 19 have been observed in parts of the state.

Analysts say the governorship election is principally between the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who is seeking election and Osagie Ize-Iyamu, from the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).

PREMIUM TIMES observed that late commencement of election, low voters turnout, faulty card readers may likely jeopardise the election process.

Although the INEC said the election should commence by 8:30 a.m., however, this paper noticed that some of polling units are yet to commence vot...